•Picture Book Parade. Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5 with adult.
•School's Out: LEGO Blocks and Games. Thu., Jan. 16, 3 p.m. Ages 7 and older.
•Totally Cool Winter Science. Tue., Jan. 21, 2 and 4 p.m. Explore the science of snow and ice with science fair ideas. Ages 6-10. Registration required.
Howard CountyLaw Library
8360 Court Ave., Ellicott City. 410-313-2135.
•Law Advice. First three Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-noon. An attorney is available to give free legal advice to self-represented litigants in civil, nonfamily matters. No appointment necessary.
•Legal Advice in Family Law Matters. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon. Free.
9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City. 410-313-1950.
•Anime and Manga. Jan.29, 7 p.m. Learn about anime and manga. Ages 9-11. Registration required.
•Asian American Literature. Third Mondays, 7 p.m.
•Bas Bleu. Third Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
•Career and Technology Educated Expo: Focus on Your Future. Jan. 23, 7 p.m. Learn how the Howard County Public School System's Career Academies prepare high school students for college and careers in the 21st century.